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Wilderness Recipe – Granola

Although granola is something that you can buy, we always enjoy making things on our own, so we can tailor them to our tastes/preferences. With granola, the sky’s the limit - you can add dried fruits, nuts, seeds, and it’ll still turn out tasty. Here’s a basic recipe we like to use, but feel free [...]

Hunker Hauser River Game Video

    When we’re on the river, there’s often plenty of time for riverside entertainment, whether it be riddles, music, or games. One of our favorite games for river trips is Hunker Hauser. It tests balance and agility using equipment we’re already carrying along on the river – perfect! Here’s how to play: Place two [...]

Guide Spotlight (kind of) – Sally

While I usually like to take this time to spotlight one of our guides, there’s a member of the Copper Oar team who’s been around the longest, but is often overlooked. Meet Sally, our trusty ’79 Chevy Suburban. The workhorse of Copper Oar, Sally spends her summer full of our Raft and Flightsee Equipment, shuttling [...]

White River Backpack, Float and Fly

Price:
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Trip Length:
Approx. 2 weeks
Difficulty:
Medium – adventurous people in good condition

For someone looking for an epic historical adventure, this trip would start with a flight, progress by foot, and end in a packraft, having covered nearly a hundred miles, starting in the United States and ending across the border in Canada.

Dates:
Summer 2019
Custom dates available

Skolai to Nizina Multi-Sport

Price:
starting at $4,150
Trip Length:
12 Days
Difficulty:
Medium – adventurous people in good condition

If you can’t decide between exploring the Wrangells by foot or on the water, why not do both? This trip combines an impressive 7 day backpacking trip with 3 days of rafting to create an amazing wilderness experience. Prepare to traverse some of the most beautiful terrain in the park, exploring high alpine passes and splashy Class II-III whitewater in this once-in-a-lifetime trip.

Dates:
Scheduled on Demand from late June through August.
Contact us for details.

Root Glacier Ice Climbing

Price:
$155 adult/$135 child
Trip Length:
1 Day
Difficulty:
Medium – adventurous people in good condition

For those who wish to experience the thrill of ice climbing in Alaska, the Root Glacier Ice Climbing trip is for you! Whether you’re new to the sport or have previous climbing experience, our guides will show you the “ropes” and provide expert instruction while you climb in one of the most beautiful locations in Alaska.

Dates:
Offered daily at 9am from May 25th to September 8th, 2019. Custom/private trips available – inquire with us for details!

Half-Day Root Glacier Hike

Price:
$95 adult/$75 child
Trip Length:
4-6 hours
Difficulty:
Beginner – anyone excited for Alaskan wilderness!

This hike is perfect for anyone who can hike about 5 miles, and has a passion for exploring new areas and seeing new sights! Enjoy hiking past waterfalls, rivers, blue pools, canyons, crevasses, and many other glacial features. The “Coolest” Hike in Alaska!

Dates:
Offered daily at 9am from May 25th to September 8th, 2019. Other start times and/or custom/private trips available – inquire with us for details!

Full-Day Root Glacier Hike

Price:
$130 adult/$110 child
Trip Length:
8 hours
Difficulty:
Medium – adventurous people in good condition

If you have only one day to spend in Kennecott, than this is the hike to do. Prepare to spend about 8 hours on your trip, as you explore blue pools, crevasses, waterfalls, moulins, and caves. This hike is perfect for anyone who can hike 8-10 miles in a day, and is ready to get out and explore the glacier. The best day hike in Alaska!

Dates:
Offered daily at 9am from May 25th to September 8th, 2019. Custom/private trips available – inquire with us for details! Custom times may be available.

Tebay Lake Fly-In Kayaking

Price:
$1,045
Trip Length:
1 Day
Difficulty:
All ages & abilities welcome!

Enjoy a breathtaking bush plane flight to the serene waters of Tebay Lake, where you can spend the day hiking meadows of tundra, or paddling through its crystalline waters.

Dates:
Daily from June 1st to September 3rd

Kennicott Glacier Kayak

Price:
$95 Adult / $75 Child
Trip Length:
3-4 Hours
Difficulty:
All ages & abilities welcome!

Paddle your own inflatable kayak along the rocky “moonscape” at the toe of the Kennicott Glacier…

Dates:
Offered Daily at 9:30am and 2:30pm June 1st to September 2nd, 2019

Ultimate Wilderness

Price:
$4,375 ($750 more for single rooms/tents)
Trip Length:
12 Days
Difficulty:
Minimal Experience Required

From the rugged alpine of the Chugach Mountains to the iceberg-filled waters of Prince William Sound, the Ultimate Wilderness combines a 4 day base-camp hiking trip with a 4-day sea kayaking trip, all linked together with transportation, lodging and additional activities…

Dates:
July 21-Aug 1, Aug 6-17, 2019

Nizina Glacier Hike & Kayak

Price:
$1,495
Trip Length:
3 Days
Difficulty:
Minimal Experience Required

Located within a short bush plane flight of McCarthy, Alaska, the Nizina Glacier offers a spectacular setting for a remote, wilderness base-camping adventure. Surrounded by grand peaks, the massive ice flow of the Nizina Glacier will take your breath away, as it descends from the high snow fields surrounding 13,845 ft (4,219m) Regal Mountain. At the toe of the glacier, an iceberg-filled lake forms the headwaters of the mighty Nizina River. Day hiking opportunities abound and wildlife sightings are not unusual.

Dates:
June 6-8, July 31-Aug 2, 2019
Custom Dates Available

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